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Bilingual Administrative Assistant
Location: MARKHAM, ON Category: Administrative Support
Status: Direct Hire Reference: ca_en_2_026659_21236
Posted: March 14,2017 Salary: N/A

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Our client in Markham, ON is looking to hire a Bilingual Administrative Assistant to join their team on a fulltime basis.
The Office/Sales Administrator plays an integral role in the day-to-day functionality of the company. Centrally located, they are the go-to person for key individuals in the organization. This role will involve a variety of daily tasks that include, but are not limited, to those shown below:

• Process Payables (prepare payment request, monitor approval flow, submit for processing)
• Responsible for General Filing (electronically and hard copy)
• Handle incoming, outgoing, and electronic Mail
• Assist with the coordination of National Sales Meetings (held twice annually)
• Compile Employee Time Sheets and submit to Payroll for processing (bi-weekly)
• Compose and communicate Policy Emails/Notices
• Purchasing (including Stationary and Office Supplies)
• Coordinate Independent Contractors Sample Line Loans and Reconciliation
• Assist with the processing of Sell-Through Data, Item Creation, Co-op Advertising Claims, and the coordination of a Third-Party Merchandising company for Major Accounts
• Assist with the verification and approval process for New Account Applications
• Communicate with, support, and process Monthly Service Fees for Independent Contractors
• Process and administer Sales Incentive and Markdown programs
• Process and respond to Donation Requests
• Provide day-to-day assistance to the Executives as required
• Answer the phone for executive office (retrieve general voicemail)
• Coordinate and assist with the planning and preparation of Staff Events
• Assist other departments as required

Skill Set Required for this Position:

• Solid Microsoft Office Skills, specifically Word and Excel
• Fluency in written and spoken French is a must
• Possess strong organizational and communication skills, and be detail oriented
• Ability to compose and edit business correspondence in both English and French
• Able to multi-task and work with multiple inputs
• Must be a quick learner with a proactive attitude who enjoys a busy environment
• Exhibits a well-groomed appearance and have pleasant phone manners
• Must have a valid driver’s license, their own vehicle, and the willingness/ability to travel

If you are interested in this Bilingual Administrative Assistant position please apply directly online for immediate consideration or email your resume to



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